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قلندر کا دالان بہت خطرناک – وسعت اللہ خان: ایسا ہی ہے لعل و لال قلندر لال جہاں قبر پر پڑی لال چادر خون کے لال اڑتے چھینٹے یوں جذب کر لے جیسے جزو کل میں شامل ہو جائے، اور پھر اگلی فجر سے دما دم مست قلندر
Raja Gidh: Bano Qudsi’a attack on reason:     Two decades ago when I arrived Punjab University, two titles were a must read. Students with a progressive bent of mind read and discussed Raja Anwar’s ‘Jhotay Roop Kay Darshan’ (Glimpses of Fake Beauty), a collection of
Tulsi Gabbard, True Maverick:       It’s nice to be reminded on occasion that not all of our so-called representatives in Congress have gone over to the dark side. While the majority of our federal lawmakers exist to blindly serve the military-industrial
Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard returns from Syria with renewed calls: End regime change war in Syria now: Washington, DC—Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) returned to Washington, DC after a week-long visit to Damascus, Aleppo, and Beirut to see and hear firsthand the impact of the war in Syria directly from the Syrian people. She heard stories of
The Isis campaign against Iraq’s Shia Muslims is not politics. It’s genocide:   The carnage in Iraq continues. Yet another terrorist attack took place today in Baghdad, the latest in a series of such atrocities that have hit the capital and other parts of the country over the past week. Isis
On the Sad first anniversary of Sheikh Nimr:   Coming this January 2sd, 2017 a people will remember the martyrdom of one of Shia Islam’s most defining figures: Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr by the brutal regime of al-Saud. Together a cleric, a teacher, and a pro-democracy activist, Sheikh
Maria Saadeh, Syrian Christian former member of parliament, speaks at IDC Side Event:     “Syrian Women in politics faced with war and double standards.” By Maria Saadeh, Member of the Syrian Parliament IDC Side Event, UN Geneva, 16 June 2016 I would like to talk about my experience as a Syrian woman facing
Jesus and The Virgin Mary in Islam:   Many people may be surprised that Muslims love Mary, the mother of Jesus. In the Quran, no woman is given more attention than Mary. Mary receives the most attention of any woman mentioned in the Quran even though
Similarities between Islam and Christianity: The Christmas holiday is coming upon us, with colorful lights, joyful carols and people going to churches to celebrate the birth of Jesus (Prophet Isa). It is well known, particularly in this holiday season, that Christians follow the teaching
ISIS fighters returning from Iraq, Syria may unleash Europe attacks: Cops: ISIS may step up attacks in Europe as it loses ground in the Middle East and foreign fighters return to their home countries, a new report from Europol warned Friday. The continental law enforcement agency said that car bombs,
‘Unlike Western mainstream media, I’ve spent the last three days in East Aleppo’:   Western media and propaganda have supported the incarceration, torture, abuse and horror that these civilians had had to go through says journalist Vanessa Beeley. Columnist Brent Budowsky and Daniel McAdams of the Ron Paul Institute join the debate.
The day before Deraa: How the war broke out in Syria:   The day before September 11, 2001 was like any normal day in New York City.  September 10, 2001 was unaware of the earthshaking events which would happen the next day. Similarly, one might think the day before the
There is more than one truth to tell in the awful story of Aleppo – Robert Fisk: Western politicians, “experts” and journalists are going to have to reboot their stories over the next few days now that Bashar al-Assad’s army has retaken control of eastern Aleppo. We’re going to find out if the 250,000 civilians “trapped”
Saudi Arabia and Gulf states ‘support Islamic extremism in Germany,’ intelligence report finds:   Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar are supporting extremist Islamic groups in Germany, according to a leaked intelligence report. A brief seen by the Süddeutsche Zeitung and broadcasters NDR and WDR raised concern over a reported increase in support
How we lost the Middle East by tying our camels with the Saudis:   Since the overly-hyped “Arab spring” was selectively launched by sectarian Gulf despots to eliminate their secular rivals in 2011, the United States has picked the wrong side. In Bahrain, Yemen, Syria, Libya and even Iraq, the United States
Farmers mount protest against Qatari hunters over damage to crop:   MULTAN: Chickpea farmers clashed with police in Mahni area of Mankera tehsil, in Bhakkar district, over damage to their crop caused allegedly by members of the Qatari royal family hunting houbara bustards. After pronouncements were made through loudspeakers,
30,000-year-old rock art, 110 heritage sites discovered in Khyber Agency:   PESHAWAR: Archaeologists and political administration claimed on Thursday to have uncovered multiple pre-history sites, including 30,000-year-old rock art in Tehsil Jamrud of Khyber Agency. The archaeological survey as a pilot project was initiated by the agency’s political administration, along
Trump Transition: As Secretary of State, Tulsi Gabbard offers potential for peace with Syria, Russia:   so far as world peace and prosperity goes, most of the names currently being kicked around for America’s top diplomatic position do not inspire a great deal of confidence. It’s easy to feel uneasy when you see recycled neoconservative
Bombshell: Congresswoman tells CNN U.S. Gov funds ISIS:   Brave Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard told CNN that the U.S. government funds both ISIS and Al Qaeda, in a live interview. According to the Hawaii representative, Donald Trump’s priority as President should be de-funding both of these terrorist organisations as
Erdogan’s Son-in Law involved in oil trade with Salafi & Deobandi Terrorists:   On Monday Wikileaks published a searchable archive of the 58,000 leaked emails from Turkey’s energy minister and son-in-law of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Berat Albayrak. The emails contain vast amounts of evidence linking Albayrak to the disgraced Turkish
Saudi jets attack Pakistani boat off Yemen, kill six sailors:   At least six Pakistani sailors have reportedly been killed after a Saudi airstrike targeted their boat off the Yemeni coast. The Saudi jets targeted a boat carrying 12 Pakistani sailors off Mukha coast in the Yemeni province of
Why everything you’ve read about Syria and Iraq could be wrong:   The Iraqi army, backed by US-led airstrikes, is trying to capture east Mosul at the same time as the Syrian army and its Shia paramilitary allies are fighting their way into east Aleppo. An estimated 300 civilians have
Holy wars and the founding of Saudi Arabia: Did he feel like a failure on the road to Diriyah, or question his decision to stone that woman to death? Perhaps being cast from his hometown for religious tyranny just made him dig deeper into his belief that
Pakistan shrine attack: Why Islamists consider mystical Islam a threat:   The attack took place at the famous Shah Noorani shrine, in the Lasbela district of the volatile Baluchistan province. It happened as worshippers performed the dhamal – a mystical dance – paying tribute to the famous sufi preacher Hazrat Baba
Gitmo prisoner reveals that Saudi ‘terrorist rehab’ center is a scam:     Counterterrorism experts have long suspected Saudi Arabia’s “rehabilitation” center for terrorists does a poor job of de-radicalizing jihadists. But a Saudi detainee at Guantanamo Bay now reveals it’s actually a recruiting and training factory for jihad. According
West running campaign of lies about Syria chemical attacks: Deputy FM:   A senior Syrian official has roundly rejected as part of “a campaign of lies” recent allegations by Western media outlets that the Damascus government is using chemical weapons in its anti-terror operations across the Arab country. “The multitude
Pakistan bans all 11 Christian TV stations, arrests cable operators in crackdown:   Pakistan’s television regulatory body has banned all 11 Christian TV channels airing in the country and arrested at least six cable operators for defying the order, according to reports. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority, or PEMRA, does
Tulsi is the right person to take on the exclusionist ideologies of ISIS & others: Two weeks after Donald Trump’s shocking upset of Hillary Clinton, the imperious and imperial neoconservatives and their liberal-interventionist understudies may finally be losing their tight grip on U.S. foreign policy. The latest sign was Trump’s invitation for a meeting
True Colours: Saudi Arabia resorts to slander to tarnish both Iraq and Arbaeen:   I don’t think this quote has ever rung more pertinently true. I also think that Saudi Arabia’s recent faux-pas towards Iraq and Shia Islam most brilliantly exemplified the abominable sectarian nature of the kingdom’s dogmatic aberration: Wahhabism. Earlier
Intra-ASWJ differences make ringleaders of banned terrorist outfit enemies:   Ringleaders of proscribed ASWJ, mother of all terrorism in Pakistan, have been pitted against each other in the electoral politics of district Jhang, hometown of the founder of the banned Deobandi terrorist outfit namely Haq Nawaz Jhangvi. Masroor
Hussain ibn Ali – martyr among martyrs:   With Arbaeen about to reach its ultimate climax coming November 21 I found myself pondering over the state we find ourselves in as Muslims … We stand a people divided for a lack of humility. God knows I
Bangladesh considering dropping Islam as state religion, according to senior minister:   Editor’s note: States should not have religions and Pakistan should figure this out as soon as possible. Government officials in Bangladesh are considering dropping Islam as the country’s national religion after a senior politician claimed Bangladeshi people have embraced
Arbaeen – Millions rise to answer Imam Hussain’s last call: In less than a week millions of pilgrims will come together to commemorate the passing of their Imam: Hussain ibn Ali – Islam’s greatest martyr and beloved grandson of the Prophet Muhammad. In less than a week the world
نیشل ایکشن پلان؟ لدھیانوی باہر کیا ہوئے، سپاہ صحابہ کے بانی حق نواز جھنگوی کا بیٹا الیکشن لڑے گا: لاہور ہائی کورٹ نے گزشتہ دنوں اہلسنت والجماعت کے سربراہ مولانا محمد احمد لدھیانوی کو پنجاب کے شہر جھنگ کی صوبائی اسمبلی کی نشست پر ہونے والے ضمنی انتخابات کے لیے نااہل قرار دے دیا تھا۔ مولانا محمد احمد
#600Days of siege & genocide: Twitterstorm calls for an end to Yemen conflict:   Social media users have created a Twitterstorm to draw awareness to the war in Yemen. It has now been more than 600 days since Saudi Arabia intervened. Using hashtags #600days and #600daysGenocide Twitter users shared images from the
Messenger 40 – Muslims develop technology to promote religious unity against radicalism:   As radicalism and hatred continue to empty their venom onto the world: sowing discord, enmity, and self-righteous arrogance, a group of Shia Muslim entrepreneurs from Iran, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Iraq and the US, imagined a technology which would
An obituary of The New York Times:   Working with the government to suppress stories, covering up election fraud in the ruling party and ruthlessly campaigning against the main US opposition leader, The New York Times has sentenced itself to wither away into irrelevance. Remembered only
The great pilgrimage of Arbaeen – How Hussain ibn Ali cried Freedom:     “If you do not have any religion, then at least be free (open-minded) in your present life” – Imam Hussain In less than a fortnight millions of people will gather in Karbala, Iraq, to commemorate the martyrdom
Sabri’s murderer confirms he killed Sabri because of his beliefs were closer to Shia:   Two people have been arrested by the Counter-Terrorism Department for the murder of famed qawwal Amjad Sabri and other high-profile cases, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah told journalists on Monday. “The CTD headed by Raja Umar Khattab
Two people involved in Amjad Sabri murder arrested by CTD: Sindh CM:     Two people have been arrested by the Counter-Terrorism Department for the murder of famed qawwal Amjad Sabri and other high-profile cases, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah told journalists on Monday. “The CTD headed by Raja Umar